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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, German, Japanese

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Nutrition and the Brain

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 50 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
Structural Anatomy of Our Brains4m
Functional Anatomy of Our Brains7m
Neurological Diseases & Nutritional Health3m
The History of Nutritional Research, 1950s-1980s5m
The History of Nutritional Research, 1980s-Present4m
What Happens When We Eat5m
Insulin Resistance & Effects on the Brain3m
The Myth About Supplements2m
The Mediterranean Diet3m
The Ketogenic Diet3m
Intermittent Fasting3m
Your "Prescription"59s
5 readings
Course Outline and Grading Information2m
Brain Structure & Brain Activity [Handout]2m
Nutritional Research & Global Health45m
Insulin Resistance20m
Diet Resources30m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 120m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Exercise and the Brain

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Animal Studies3m
Healthy Brains6m
Impaired Brains4m
Cognitive Training5m
[OPTIONAL] Interview with Dr. Lydia Fazzio13m
Your "Prescription"57s
2 readings
Physical Inactivity, Mice, BDNF25m
Physical & Cognitive Exercise1h
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 220m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Meditation and the Brain

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 64 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
The Scientific Study of Meditation3m
Meditation & Brain Structure3m
Meditation & Brain Activity4m
Meditation, Emotions, & the Immune System1m
The Benefits of Meditation3m
[OPTIONAL] Interview with Dr. Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi41m
Your "Prescription"1m
3 readings
What Is Mindfulness?2m
Meditation's Effects1h
Meditation Resources1h
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 320m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Sleep and the Brain

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Biology of Waking and Sleeping4m
What Happens During Sleep?3m
Chronic Diseases5m
Reviewing The Data5m
Your "Prescription"4m
3 readings
Functions of Sleep30m
Sleep Questionnaires15m
Sleep Disorders and Healthy Sleep40m
2 practice exercises
Practice20m
Week 420m

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